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Extreme Gs in a centrifuge – Simulating gravity on other planets

...this clip from episode 3 of Wonders of the Universe, Professor Brian Cox walks us through the feeling of increasing G-forces while he spins in a centrifuge — a huge...

Underwater Caves of the Yucatán Peninsula – Wonders of Life

...of Life, Professor Brian Cox dives down into one of these incredible natural phenomena. After this, explore more caves and watch more Brian Cox videos on this site....

Solar Eclipse 2015: BBC Stargazing Live Video

From the BBC’s astronomy series Stargazing Live with Professor Brian Cox and Dara O’Briain, with Liz Bonnin narrating the process, watch the March 20th solar eclipse, when the moon...

Mars Loops the Loop – What is retrograde motion?

...sun or is something less strange going on? From episode 2 of Wonders of the Solar System, Professor Brian Cox explains why Mars Loops The Loop. From EarthSky.org:...

The Hammer-Feather Drop in the world’s biggest vacuum chamber

…though in this case, “the hammer” is a bowling ball. In this excellent clip from the BBC’s Human Universe: Episode 4, Professor Brian Cox visits NASA’s Space Power Facility...

Spectroscopy of Stars – Wonders of the Universe

Understand what the universe is made of by looking at the light of its stars. In this clip from Wonders of the Universe – Stardust, Professor Brian Cox demonstrates...

Wonders of Life: Monarch Butterflies

Professor Brian Cox explains how Monarch Butterflies navigate by “monitoring the position of the sun, and compensating for its location in the sky using their internal timekeeping mechanism… even...

Brian Cox’s Favorite Wonder: Saturn’s moon Titan

Brian Cox’s Favourite Wonder from Wonders of the Solar System: Against the stunning backdrop of the glaciers of Alaska, Brian reveals his fourth Wonder. Saturn’s...

Entropy: How a sandcastle reveals the end of all things

Professor Brian Cox builds sandcastles in the Namib Desert to explain why time travels in one direction. It is a result of a phenomenon called entropy; a law...

The Arrow of Time – Wonders of the Universe

Professor Brian Cox uses the Perito Moreno glacier in Patagonia, Argentina to help explain the Arrow of Time; a concept that tells us why sequences happen in the...

A View from the Edge: Our sun is just another star

...the Solar System with Professor Brian Cox, helps to visualize just how immense our little corner of space is, and how small our sun really is. Related watching: more with Brian...